Pet Patter picks of the week: contest continues

Well, another week has gone by and we have more pets that are the cutest or the most adorable. Not many have come in where...

Port’s Piping Plovers hatch

Approximately three weeks after they arrived at Port Elgin Beach, the Piping Plovers' four offspring hatched on Monday afternoon, June 23 (2014). They are the...

Unusual wildlife sightings

      Baby Cardinal is seen taking a drink - Submitted by Iris Bowers    

Dogs and water don’t always mix

 Yesterday after a day filled with fun, fetch and swimming in Lake Windermere, Myself, Lucy & Tiggy had to say goodbye to our best...

Pet Patter contest narrowing down to the finish line

We are here again with our canine friends and with only 13 days remaining in our Pet Patter contest. This is not just about canines...

Feathered friends search for cold-weather food

Winter for some is more difficult than for others.  Winged species can find it particularly stressful in the search for food. As the temperature drops...

Pet Patter: Kids for Kitties Rescue Run

There are many organizations in the area that provide help for animals and most rely on donations or fundraising. On Sunday, June 3rd, at Victoria...

Piping Plovers at play

Photos by Sandy Lindsay (Saugeen Times)   Parents watch over chicks carefully            

Does your pet resemble you? Do you have the cutest pet ever?

Pet Patter by Joilene has become one of Saugeen Times most popular columns proving that everyone loves their pets. Now, however, Joilene has opened another...

Pet Patter: We have our Winners!

It has taken a lot of effort and time to determine the winners of the Pet Patter contest and, therefore, the delay in announcing...

New Piping Plover chicks are banded

The recently hatched Piping Plover chicks on Port Elgin beach were 'banded'  yesterday (July 4/14), with the exception of the one affectionately called 'the...

Pet Patter: Tick Prevention for your pets

No tick is a good tick in the sense that they can carry infectious diseases that can create serious health problems for your pets. In...

A little community with a big heart

Located along the Teeswater River on the edge of the Greenock Swamp, southern Ontario's largest forested wetland, the Hamlet of Chepstow, with a population of...

Pet Patter contest continues

Pet Patter contest continues. There are still six weeks remaining in the Pet Patter contest.  "We've had some very interesting and cute submissions," says Joilene,...